There is an interesting technique used by the pick-up artists of the world. It’s called the “3-second rule”. Now, this article isn’t about pick-up artists, nor is it a comment on what they do. Ultimately, who cares. But the fact remains that there are certain techniques and theories used by pick-up artists that can be … [Read More]
I’ve thought long and hard about this over the years (both as a former student and teacher at university). And now I’m certain I’ve come up with logical reasons why you have NO need whatsoever for a university degree. Are you ready to hear the truth? Well, first of all you need to HONESTLY ask … [Read More]
One of the biggest causes of stress in our lives can be the feeling of not knowing where we’re ultimately going. Once we look beyond basic survival issues, we start asking ourselves: what are we doing with our lives? What SHOULD we be doing instead? What is our individual purpose? In other words, what … [Read More]
Life throws us some curveballs from time to time. Other times, it tackles us to the ground. And sometimes, it just feels like we’re in the middle of a golf driving range being assaulted by hundreds of golf balls. But enough about my weekend. No matter how hard we try to be positive and happy … [Read More]
After spending a solid decade in the university system (both as a student and a teacher), I couldn’t help but feel a strong sense of unease about its underlying problems. These underlying problems became more and more apparent to me as I discussed them with other like-minded students, staff, and other people who cared about … [Read More]
Every day, every hour, and every minute we are making the choice whether or not we want to be happy. And yet the ways we have been conditioned over time means that we place the genesis of happiness on some sort of external event (eg. finally getting that “dream job”) or external object (eg. that … [Read More]
Perfection. What an incredibly frustrating ideal. A typical dictionary definition of “perfection” goes a little something like this: “The state of being without a flaw or defect.” What an absolutely absurd state to expect. Of yourself. Of others. Of anything. Why does this word even exist in the first place?!
How often have you told yourself this: “I’d LOVE to pursue my dream … BUT … 1. I’m not an expert 2. I’m too young/too old 3. People tell me to get a “real job” 4. It’s tough in the “current climate” 5. People don’t support my dream 6. What if I fail? 7. I … [Read More]